Composer Jerry Goldsmith receives posthumous star on Walk of Fame (6 images)
Oscar-winning composer Jerry Goldsmith received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on May 9.
During his career, Goldsmith received a total of 18 Academy Award nominations and won the Oscar in 1976 for Best Music, Original Score for "The Omen." Two of the American Film Institute's top 25 film scores of all time are by Goldsmith: "Chinatown" and "Planet of the Apes."
Goldsmith died on July 21, 2004 from colon cancer at the age of 75.
United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services.
With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible source for the most important stories of the day, continually updated - a one-stop site for U.S. and world news, as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.